Economic Assistance Division

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ProgramsPeople - Lending a Hand Touching a Life

  • Child Care Assistance: (CCA) A federal program to provide financial assistance to low income families to meet their child care expenses resulting from employment, education or training.
  • Children’s Special Health Services: (formerly Crippled Children’s Services) A state funded program administered by the county to identify, diagnose, and treat children who have congenital handicaps or other conditions resulting from injuries or illnesses. Eligible families must meet income guidelines.
  • Crossroads Day Care Program: Financial payment for day care for infants of minors who are unwed and wish to finish high school.  Payments will cover the time while they are attending classes. 
  • Foster Care: A program whereby payment for room, board, supervision, clothing and personal needs can be made for children who cannot live with relatives, but live in licensed foster homes.
  • General Assistance Burial Program:  A program that assists with the payment of burial expenses for indigent individuals in which no other means to pay for services is available.  For more information about the program, please complete the Burial Assistance Application
    • According to ND Law, surviving family members have a responsibility to for burial expenses for their deceased family members. To determine if you are qualify for coverage, please complete the Relative Affidavit Application.  
  • Medical Assistance: (MA) A program designed to assist individuals and families who do not have enough income to obtain health care.
  • ND Health Tracks: (formerly EPSDT) A program of preventive health care, directed to children who are eligible for medical assistance. Emphasis is on early diagnosis and treatment
  • Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program: (SNAP) A cooperative effort of County, State and Federal governments to assure proper nutrition for all poor, eligible participants, by increasing their food buying power.
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families: (TANF) A program to provide financial assistance to children, deprived of parental support, who are in need of money for food, shelter, clothing, and personal needs. 

Are you eligible for services?

Online Program Applications are now available: HTTP://

For additional information, please contact (701) 241-5761.

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